Cinema: New Picture, Aug. 16, 1943

This Is the Army (Warner) on Techni-colored celluloid should make the flesh version's $1,951,045.11 (earned for Army Emergency Relief) look like eleven cents in a deserving bucket. For it offers U.S. cinemaudiences the rare pleasure of feeling generous toward a generous job.*

The screen story, to be sure, is middling silly, with George Murphy stumping around with white-of-egg on his temples, looking about as middle-aged as a popular halfback in the high-school drama, and Joan Leslie rather brutally strong-arming his "son," Lieut. Ronald Reagan, into a war wedding. But even such stuff has its...

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